3 Key Benefits of Using Workload Automation Software to Manage SLAs

By Caroline Boyland on Tue, Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:12 AM


IT professionals often ask us how they can bring workload automation closer to the business, particularly when it comes to Service Level Agreements, or SLAs for short. While reliable workload automation performance is essential for most organizations today, many organizations often struggle with a way to proactively manage workloads tied to SLAs

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Solving the Cloud Resource Management Problem with IT Automation

By Kaitlin Olcott on Tue, Nov 18, 2014 @ 09:11 AM

If you’ve ever left the air conditioning on full blast while you were away on vacation, you know the unpleasant surprise of seeing your power bill at the end of the month. Similarly, businesses who are using private or public clouds are struggling with the difficulty of managing cloud resources that need to be spun up and down depending on dynamically changing business needs. Just last month at Gartner ITxpo, we were talking with an attendee who had spent $15,000 more than budgeted in July on his public cloud due to machines that were never spun down.

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Five IT Automation Predictions for 2014

By Colin Beasty on Tue, Dec 03, 2013 @ 08:12 AM

In the past twelve months we continue to witness the evolution of IT into something bigger, faster and more adaptable than we could have ever imagined. IT automation is no exception to this rule and will continue to become more nimble in order to satisfy the accelerating pace of business and the resulting demands of IT. Workload automation vendors will continue to respond to these demands in 2014. Here are the top 5 trends we see reshaping our marketplace:

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The Economic Impact of Workload Automation

By Colin Beasty on Fri, Oct 26, 2012 @ 10:10 AM

Attending the Gartner ITExpo this week has presented the opportunity to demonstrate the value of workload automation to a different constituency group – C-level IT executives and upper management.

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Cloud Computing and the Promise of Intelligent Automation

By Colin Beasty on Mon, Sep 17, 2012 @ 16:09 PM

Cloud computing is transforming just about every facet of enterprise IT. Yet one of the stalwarts of IT—workload automation—may actually hold the key to making the most of this revolutionary innovation.

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Flipping the Paradigm: The Role of Cloud Automation and IT-as-a-Service

By Colin Beasty on Fri, Jul 06, 2012 @ 11:07 AM

It’s always interesting speaking with customers, industry analysts and vendors alike regarding the intersection of IT and business. It’s become clear that many IT organizations continue to struggle with the centralization of company-wide computing needs and the role IT process automation can play in answering the needs of the business via the capabilities of IT.

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